The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 5)

“War Efficiency and National Prosperity. More than a billion and a half dollars distributed in Canada for exported agricultural produce and the products of labor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1918, has kept Canada busy and prosperous in spite of the war.

Canada’s production in such enormous quantities was made possible only by the money received through Canada’s War Loans. Canada thus was enabled to assist the Allies in their purchases here by establishing financial credits for their use in this country.

Get Ready Now to Buy Victory Bonds.

Issued by Canada’s Victory Loan Committee in co-operation with the Minister of Finance of the Dominion of Canada.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Died in Toronto. Miss Hilda May Irwin, of Tweed, 19 years old, nurse-in-training at the Western Hospital, Toronto, is dead from influenza, after an illness of eight days.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Flu Cancels Train. A C. N. R. passenger train running between Bannockburn and Yarker, on the Bay of Quinte section, had to be cancelled on account of the illness from influenza of the train crew.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Organizing S. A. Campaign. Mr. Wm. S. Dixon, of Ottawa, one of the leading executive workers in the Salvation Army Dominion War Work Campaign for one million dollars, is in the city a guest at the Hotel Quinte. Mr. Dixon is arranging the preliminary organization in this district for the million-dollar drive. He is a keen and capable young business man, likeable and energetic, of the type which drives through all obstacles to success.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“More Workers Needed. Calls for assistance upon the local volunteer organization continue to come in more rapidly than they can be attended to. Everything possible is being done with the limited number of workers available. Sanitary Inspector Wills is finding many families in urgent need of nursing care. Just outside of the city limits in the locality known as ‘Stoney Lonesome’ five families are all down with the influenza, one family consisting of the parents and seven children being all down. Broth and other delicacies are being furnished fifty families every day.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Death of Infant. An infant son of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Fairman, 15 Albion street, city, died this morning. The little one had been ill for some days.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Soldiers Inoculated. All the members of the First Depot Battalion stationed in this city were this morning inoculated with influenza vaccine. The inoculation was performed by Majors Bissell and Blakeslee of the Army Medical Corps.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 7)

“Township Conditions. Schools, churches and all places of public assembly in Sidney township have been closed by order of the township authorities. Mr. J. W. Hess, Reeve of Sidney, was in the city to-day and reports the epidemic very severe throughout the township. Many families are all sick and medical attendance is almost impossible to obtain, while in some instances there is no one well enough to look after the live stock.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 8)

“Ritchie’s Warm Comfy Eiderdown Kimonas. Autumn Coats of Extreme Smartness.

Ritchie’s Mens Store. Have You Sent Your Xmas Overseas Box Yet? If you haven’t, then be sure to include some of this exceedingly sensible and practical wearing apparel that the boys over there will be sure to appreciate.

Khaki Cape Gloves, Khaki Gloves, Heavy All Wool Sox, Combination Underwear, Khaki Handkerchiefs, Khaki Color Wool Sweaters, Khaki Sweater Coats.”

The Intelligencer October 25, 1918 (page 8)

“Closing of Schools and Churches. Township of Sidney.

Take Notice that from this date all Schools, Churches and places of public assembly in the Township of Sidney must be closed and remain closed until Monday, November 4, 1918.

By order of the municipal authorities of the Township of Sidney. J. W. Hess, Reeve of Sidney Twp. Belleville, Oct. 25, 1918.”